Think Tanks, Public Policy, and the Politics of Expertise by Andrew Rich
Call Number: H97 .R53 2004
This book investigates the interrelationship of public policy and external experts on policy - think tanks. The author defines think tanks as "independent, non-interest based, nonprofit organizations that produce and principally rely on expertise and ideas to obtain support and to influence the policymaking process." Extensive analysis of think tanks is presented through text, tables, and figures.